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Color

I firmly believe that nothing contributes so much to the beauty of the world as color.” —Dorothy Draper, Interior Designer Duff here. I’m a Big One on Color. I am a Bichy-Poo-Shi-Tzu, a Bichon Frise-Toy Poodle-Shi Tzu mix. In other words? A pedigreed Mutt. My paperwork from the Veterinarian’s office notes that I am Tri Color. Hmmm . . ….

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Warm Comfort

Duff here. Today, a surprise snowstorm! Actually, A Very Small Dusting of Snow. And it was Beyond Chilly. Matter of fact, it was outright Cold. The day before had been Windy beyond Belief. I had trouble keeping My Balance. My Fluffy Tail served as a rudder, pushing me this Way and that. Nuisance . . . I finally tucked It…

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Find a Voice in a Whisper

Find a voice in a whisper. —Martin Luther King, Jr. Duff here. I was considering this Concept the other day. A voice in a Whisper? Hmmm . . . Must be a pretty Powerful hushed Tone. I use all Sorts of Whimpers and Soft Sounds to Talk with Mom. There’s the Up-and-Down murmur when I Need to Go Outside. There’s…

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Only a Little Growl

Duff again. Every so often, I have a Yen to Push the Envelope. To assert Myself. To stake My claim. This past week, I thought it a Good Time to Do So. I began at work with a Brief Rumble of Noise. The next day as I was getting down from the Client’s Chair at Work, it was Louder. My…

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Perpetual Optimism

Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier. —Colin Powell, American Statesman and retired 4 Star General Duff here. I am a Perpetual Optimist. I was born That way, and have loved Every Minute of Being Me. This ongoing process begins with My waking moments. I move Out of My carrier and stretch, grateful that I can rev up My Body. I…

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Instead Of Resolutions, Do This: Two Magic Words

Start now. Start where you are. Start with fear. Start with pain. Start with doubt. Start with hands shaking. Start with voice trembling but start. Start and don’t stop. Start where you are, with what you have. Just . . . Start. —Ijeoma Umebinyuo Are you like me? It’s the New Year. Time for a fresh start. Adventures and growth….

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My Favorite Food Bowl

Duff here. My favorite Food Bowl was white, with A Dog that looked just like Me on It. My Replica had on a Blue Cape and was Flying across the Skies. Can You imagine? I loved My Bowl. Living unstuck. The other day, Mom was preparing My breakfast. It smelled Scrumptious. But Her hand was wet as She picked up…

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